FPA Annual Awards & Exhibition:Awards format, sponsors and entry forms
FPA AWARDS 2018
8 MARCH, THE GRAND HOTEL BRIGHTON
The FPA Annual Awards 2018 features an exhibition of Awards entrants during the afternoon as well as the magnificent Awards dinner. Our host / entertainer will be the excellent Rod Woodward. The formal proceedings are followed by our legendary after party with casino, entertainment, midnight snack and lots of surprises.
AWARDS 2018 SPONSORS
Catering Operator – NCCO
Corporate & Social Responsibility – Northwood
Design Team – Polystar
Food & Drink Manufacturer – Bidfood
Manufacturer – Bunzl Catering Supplies
National Distributor – Wrap Film Systems
Product Innovation – Seda
Regional Distributor – Anson Packaging
Retailer Operator – Rapid Action Packaging
Sustainability – RPC Group
Rising Star Award – FPA
Chairman’s Award – FPA
Afternoon Tea – Jena
Casino – CMC Daymark
Napkins – Swan Mill Paper Co (with proceeds donated to the FPA Charity, Great Ormond Street Hospital)
Wine / Cocktails / midnight snack: Sharpak / Huhtamaki / LINPAC Packaging / Wrapex / Go-Pak / Packaging News / Nupik Flo
ENTRY FORMSPRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD - ENTRY FORM
AWARDS 17 GUEST LIST
- FPA RISING STAR AWARD: FPA
- FPA CHAIRMAN’S AWARD: FPA
We are very proud of the judges we have this year and thank them all for giving their time to ensure our awards are judged objectively by well known and highly respected leaders in their fields.
DRINKS / ENTERTAINMENT / AFTER PARTY / AFTERNOON TEA SPONSORS
- Dinner Entertainment: Bidvest Foodservice
- Afternoon tea: Euro Packaging / Jena
- Pre-dinner cocktails and midnight snack: Wrap Film Systems
- Wine: Huhtamaki, Coveris UKFC, LINPAC Packaging, Tri-Star Packaging, Wrapex, Huhtamaki UK
- Casino: CMC Daymark
- Napkins: Swan Mill Paper Co – with sponsorship funds donated to our 2017 Charity – Great Ormond Street Hospital
FPA RISING STAR AWARD
We are pleased to announce a new Award to recognise the foodservice packaging stars of the future.
The UK foodservice packaging is a hotbed of emerging talent, be it in manufacturing, environment, design, sales, marketing or any of the other areas that form the foodservice packaging supply chain.
The FPA Rising Star Award will recognise individuals in the first five years of their foodservice packaging lives who, whatever they do, are making a real difference to the company for which they work. Businesses are invited to nominate people within their own company or in companies they deal with and must explain, in a 200 – 300 word submission, how that person is making a difference and why they are worthy of the award. This should include details of the nominees’ successes in their career to date, how they have made an impact and highlight their outstanding achievements.
This Award will be judged by the 4 members of the FPA Board and by the Editor of Packaging News, Phil Chadwick and will be presented by the FPA.
Please send nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org by 3 February
REGIONAL DISTRIBUTOR AWARD SPONSORED BY NORTHWOOD HYGIENE PRODUCTS
Invitations to participate in this Award have been emailed to the FPA’s regional distributor members. The Award is determined by a survey of each entrant’s customers.
MANUFACTURER AWARD SPONSORED BY BUNZL CATERING SUPPLIES
FPA distributor members cast their votes and a voting link has been sent to all FPA distributors
NATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR AWARD
FPA manufacturer members cast their votes and a voting link has been sent to all FPA manufacturers
Opening times are 2.00pm to 5.00pm with a superb traditional ‘Afternoon Tea’ thanks to Euro Packaging and Jena. We urge you to invite customers and contacts throughout the south east to visit the exhibition and enjoy the afternoon tea.
TIMETABLE – 9 March
14.00 – 17.00 FPA Awards Exhibition
18.15 Pre-dinner cocktails
23.00 After-party with casino and entertainment
GRAND HOTEL: SOLD OUT
97-99 King’s Rd, Brighton BN1 2FW
137 King’s Road, Brighton, BN1 2JF
Rates include Full English Breakfast
Rooms single occupancy £96.00 / room. Number:
Rooms double occupancy £106.00 / room. Number:
Twin Rooms (subject to availability) £106.00 / room. Number:
(Please note the Holiday Inn is offering car parking at £10.00 for the duration)
JURYS INN BRIGHTON WATERFRONT
King’s Road, Brighton, BN1 2GS
Rates include Full English Breakfast
Rooms single occupancy £128.00 / room. Number:
Rooms double occupancy £143.00 / room. Number:
Please advise if you would like accommodation on the night of 8 March – at the same rates above.
Meeting rooms are also available at discounted rates on 8, 9 & 10 March. Please advise FPA Admin if you would like further information.
Please note hotels are assigned on a first come first served basis.
All rates + VAT
CLOSING DATES FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED: Product Innovation, please advise now, entry form by 2 February, product delivered to FPA by 6 February
CSR and Sustainability entry forms to be received by 8 FebruaryFPA CSR Award, sponsored by Seda, ENTRY FORM
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FPA Sustainability Award sponsored by RPC bpi refuse
Please email your nominations for the Food and Drink Manufacturer Award, sponsored by Bidvest Foodservice – nominations can be seen here